Aggregation ” + parent.name() + ” cannot have a global ” + “sub-aggregation – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



Aggregation ” + parent.name() + ” cannot have a global ” + “sub-aggregation – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “Aggregation ” + parent.name() + ” cannot have a global ” + “sub-aggregation” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: search, aggregations.


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Log Context

Log”Aggregation [” + parent.name() + “] cannot have a global ” + “sub-aggregation [“classname  is GlobalAggregatorFactory.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

public Aggregator createInternal(SearchContext searchContext;
  Aggregator parent;
  boolean collectsFromSingleBucket;
  Map metadata) throws IOException {
  if (parent != null) {
  throw new AggregationExecutionException("Aggregation [" + parent.name() + "] cannot have a global " + "sub-aggregation [" + name
  + "]. Global aggregations can only be defined as top level aggregations");
  }
  if (collectsFromSingleBucket == false) {
  throw new IllegalStateException();
  }

 

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Invalid mapping case not handled by index.mapping.ignore_malformed ¬∑  

Invalid mapping case not handled by index.mapping.ignore_malformed ¬∑  

 

 

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